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Many women exacerbate their bunions with the click of a mouse

Researchers at ShopSmart magazine conducted a survey which reveals that nearly 30 percent of women in the U.S. report buying shoes at online retailers on a regular basis, a percentage that’s just about doubled in the past four years.

Choosing an athletic shoe takes consideration
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Choosing an athletic shoe takes consideration

Shoes are an integral part of optimal performance and injury prevention for many athletes, reports Reuters.

Prep your bunions before going on vacation
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Prep your bunions before going on vacation

If you’re one of the many people heading to a tropical climate to escape the late-winter blues, it may be a good idea to peel back those heavy wool socks and have a look at the state of your feet.

Exercising with DVD assistance may help ease bunion pain
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Stretches may alleviate foot pain when getting back into exercise this spring

If you’ve spent the past few months indoors to avoid icy sidewalks and blustery winds, your joints, muscles and tendons may experience a bit of a shock once you begin moving again.

Exercising with DVD assistance may help ease bunion pain
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Exercising with DVD assistance may help ease bunion pain

Osteoarthritis causes pain, joint stiffness and, in some cases, bunion and hammer toe.

Your local shoe repair shop can adjust shoes to suit bunions and hammer toe
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Your local shoe repair shop can adjust shoes to suit bunions, hammer toe

Having a hard time finding shoes that don’t squeeze your bunions or hammer toe?

Got bunions You may want to heed warnings about the dangers of flip flops
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Got bunions? You may want to heed warnings about the dangers of flip flops

Warm weather is approaching, and that may have many people perusing the new selections of summer sandals and flip flops.

Aging runners should engage in specific training
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Aging runners should engage in specific training

Seniors who continue to enjoy running into their golden years are making good efforts toward maintaining overall health as they get older.

People with bunions should avoid wearing secondhand shoes
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People with bunions should avoid wearing secondhand shoes

The deals at secondhand stories can be awfully tempting, as anyone who’s ever come across a $20 pair of used Christian Louboutin knows well.

Job design may ease bunion pain
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Job design may ease bunion pain

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety has reported that many people experience foot pain and injuries stemming from their work.

Study finds education weight factors may play into bunion pain
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Study finds education, weight factors may play into bunion pain

A team of researchers at Australia’s LaTrobe University surveyed 151 people with symptoms of osteoarthritis (OA) in the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint.

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Tips for looking fashionable with bunions

A reader of The Globe and Mail asked the news provider’s in-house doctor, Sheila Wijayasinghe, whether she could continue wearing her beloved high heels past the age of 35, as foot pain began to set in.

Eating an anti-inflammatory diet can help curb foot pain
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Eating an anti-inflammatory diet can help curb foot pain

Omega-3’s are key proteins that reduce your risk of arthritis

hammertoes and feet
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Hammer toe may accompany high arches

High arch foot, also known as pes cavus, is a condition caused by a muscular imbalance in the feet, much like bunions.

Finding athletic shoes that won’t squeeze bunions is easy
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Finding athletic shoes that won’t squeeze bunions is easy

Runners, dancers and athletes in general are more prone to foot conditions like bunions, hammer toe and fallen arches.

Bunions can cause knee problems which in turn may lead to pain medication abuse
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Bunions can cause knee problems, which in turn may lead to pain medication abuse

A team of researchers conducted a study which reveals that individuals who go under the knife for knee replacement surgery and are subsequently prescribed narcotic pain relievers may become dependent on the drugs.

Self esteem may help individuals shed weight and bunions
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Self-esteem may help individuals shed weight, bunions

Individuals who are overweight or obese face a number of health issues throughout their lifetime, including diabetes, cardiovascular problems, pain in the lower extremities and bunions

Bunions causing back pain Try a massage
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Bunions causing back pain? Try a massage

When bunions or hammer toe advance to a stage where the deformity is altering the way a person walks, they may subsequently experience pain in other places, with one common area being the lower back.

Landing on toes may decrease knee injury, but bunion-sufferers should use caution
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Landing on toes may decrease knee injury, but bunion-sufferers should use caution

A team of researchers at the University of California, Davis has found that female basketball players may be able to avoid injury to the anterior cruciate ligament by changing the way they land when coming down from a jump.

How to walk down the aisle with style and bunions
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How to walk down the aisle with style – and bunions

Some ladies spend upward of a year to find the perfect wedding gown, and finding the right shoes can be just as difficult of a decision – especially when the bride has bunions.